Coral James O’Connor has worked in the media industry for over 15 years with a special interest in working in multimedia. She trained as a radio journalist, moved quickly into television working for TV companies such as Anglia Television and production companies like Roger Bolton Productions, before working for the first wave of multimedia internet channels PCCW/TWI’s Now Channel on environmental news programmes, hosted by the well known Physicist, Brian Cox. Most recently she worked for Al Gore’s TV network – Current TV on Google Current news and the Guardian newspaper’s vlogs, later becoming the channel’s manager for UK production. Coral now works full time as a journalism lecturer at the University of Brighton.
Death in Venice: is tourism killing or saving the city?
"The Battle of Ideas is a weekend like no other. I found the 2011 festival immensely stimulating. It gave me a great deal to think about, and a whole new list of books to read - from Virgil to Vygotsky. On to greater battles in 2012!"
Ken Macleod, award-winning science fiction writer; author, The Restoration Game and Intrusion